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Which one do you think is more accurate. At load the AMD is 10C higher than the CoreTemp readings. So if Coretemp shows 48C as full load AMD will be around 58-59C. Which is the better representation? I want to see if I can bump up one more multiplier/voltage to get 4.2mhz. Thanks!
    
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core temps. up to 62'C max
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core temps. up to 62'C max

Thank you very much. I knew the max temp was 62C. You would think AMD would build a better software since it is there processor. I will keep going with the coretemp then. Thanks!
    
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core temps. up to 62'C max

AMD told me that 62C max is for the CPU, not the Cores.
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Originally Posted by Nikkopo;15226407 
AMD told me that 62C max is for the CPU, not the Cores.

According to this letter from another post

http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/931241-interesting-information-amd-about-1090t.html it is the core temp.

One line states "As long as your core temperature has not exceeded the high side of the 60 degree mark for extended periods of time you should be ok. 62 degrees holds a generous safety net to begin with."
    
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Originally Posted by Nikkopo;15226407 
AMD told me that 62C max is for the CPU, not the Cores.

CPU temp probe is not even located on/inside the CPU. Its on the motherboard, so, in our case, reads the PCBs temp around the CPU.
I put a 70mm fan to cool the back of the mobo, and the CPU temp dropped 5'C. Cores temp were the same
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Originally Posted by gabead;15226094 
Which one do you think is more accurate. At load the AMD is 10C higher than the CoreTemp readings. So if Coretemp shows 48C as full load AMD will be around 58-59C. Which is the better representation? I want to see if I can bump up one more multiplier/voltage to get 4.2mhz. Thanks!

Both programs read the same "Core Temp" value, make sure there is no offset on the Core Temp program.
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Originally Posted by Nikkopo;15226407 
AMD told me that 62C max is for the CPU, not the Cores.

You misunderstood or they were misinformed. All the recommended limits refer to the "Core Temp".

Read my guide for information concerning this.
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Originally Posted by ALUCARDVPR;15229623 
Both programs read the same "Core Temp" value, make sure there is no offset on the Core Temp program.



You misunderstood or they were misinformed. All the recommended limits refer to the "Core Temp".

Read my guide for information concerning this.

Right now the setting is 0 on all cores for the offset. That is correct? I redid the overclock on my computer ran Prime95 for 6 hours and the max temp I hit was 53C. I redid my SSD so I forgot to re download Toast but I think prime is fine for now. I am clocked 4.1MHz with 201x20.5 with a vcore at 1.45.
    
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Originally Posted by gabead;15230928 
Right now the setting is 0 on all cores for the offset. That is correct? I redid the overclock on my computer ran Prime95 for 6 hours and the max temp I hit was 53C. I redid my SSD so I forgot to re download Toast but I think prime is fine for now. I am clocked 4.1MHz with 201x20.5 with a vcore at 1.45.

That's correct wink.gif

And btw your fine with those temps. Good work on your overclock.
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That's correct wink.gif

And btw your fine with those temps. Good work on your overclock.

Woot! Thanks for the help along the way smile.gif
    
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